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dc.contributor.advisor Atkinson, Jennifer Jones, A Moriah
dc.creator Jones, A Moriah 2014-05-02 2014-10-07T14:48:52Z 2019-05-02T06:38:10Z 2014-10-07
dc.description.abstract This collection of poetry investigates the integral components of identity. The poems strive to explore and question the intersections of faith, race, gender, and sexuality through the stories of a diverse group of women throughout a variety of texts. The texts explored cover a wide range that includes Biblical narratives, folk tales, slave narratives, and the history of one of the earliest African American female poets, Phillis Wheatley. The poems born from engaging with these women’s stories grapple with an array of issues, chief among them is the desire to understand what it means to know and be known. What it means to look closely and be seen.
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Poetry en_US
dc.subject women en_US
dc.title Refigured en_US
dc.type Thesis en
dc.description.note This thesis has been embargoed for 5 years and will not be available until May 2, 2019. en_US Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing en_US Master's en Creative Writing en George Mason University en

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